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1/5/2021 COVID Vaccinations Are Lowest in These Five States Newsweek ... number of people initiating vaccination represents the count of doses administered "as reported to the CDC by state, territorial, and local public health agencies and four federal entities (Bureau of Prisons, Department of Defense, Indian Health Service , and Veterans Health Administration) since December 14, 2020," the CDC notes.All state population data below is from the U.S. Census Bureau. States where COVID vaccinations are lowest Kansas Number of people per ...
1/1/2021 Additional Covid-19 Vaccine Arriving Soon in Alaska; Older Alaskans and Front-line Essential Workers Among Those Next alaska-native-news.com ... Follow on Facebook Print This PostDecember 31, 2020 ANCHORAGE – In January, Alaska will receive another 52,900 doses of COVID-19 vaccine: 27,300 doses of Pfizer vaccine (includes 7,800 doses allocated to the Indian Health Service – IHS) and 25,600 doses of Moderna vaccine (includes 8,400 doses allocated to IHS).Vaccine continues to be distributed across the state through a phased allocation plan, with Alaskans in Phase 1a, Tiers ...
12/18/2020 Health Highlights: Dec. 18, 2020 doctorslounge.com ... Post reported.U.S. Indigenous Communities Start Receiving COVID-19 VaccinesIndigenous communities in the United States have started receiving COVID-19 vaccines from federal and state agencies.The initial focus of the federal government's Indian Health Service is to vaccinate health care workers at sovereign Indigenous nation clinics nationwide and urban clinics that provide care for off-reservation Native Americans, the Associated Press reported.The agency received about 22,000 vaccine ...
12/17/2020 Initial shipments of the Pfizer vaccine began Monday, bodes well for combatting COVID-19 | News | charkoosta.com charkoosta.com ... some the initial 20,000 doses that vaccine that the Montana Department of Health and Human Services will receive. THD has opted to receive its COVID-19 vaccines from the Montana DPHHS instead of the Indian Health Service , where it gets its other pharmaceuticals.THD has access to a medical freezer to store the vaccines at the extreme temperatures needed to properly store the Pfizer vaccine at Salish Kootenai College. THD ...
12/16/2020 CentraCare readies to distribute COVID-19 vaccine out of St. Cloud Hospital sctimes.com ... plans to distribute 46,800 units this week. Four sites, including two federal facilities, got vaccines Monday. People will need two doses of the vaccine, administered three weeks apart. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Service s and other federal agencies are following a different model, with vaccines routed directly from the U.S. government rather than through the state. Those vaccinations have already begun, Ehresmann said. Thera Witte, a nurse ...
12/13/2020 Field Based Community Health Worker - Thurston County \/ Olympia Area, WA - UnitedHealth Group - Olympia, WA insurancejobs.com ... higher) in social work, psychology, social services, human services, or behavioral sciences OR Associate's Degree (or higher) with Medical Assistant Certified in the state of WA OR High School Diploma / GED (or higher) with Indian Health Service (HIS) or Certified Community Health Representative (CHR) OR High School Diploma / GED (or higher) with LPN license in the state of WA Must reside in Thurston County, WA or Olympia area Must have ...
12/12/2020 Indian Health Service plans for COVID vaccine distribution Yahoo News FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The federal agency that provides health care to Native Americans said Friday it will receive more than enough vaccines to protect all the people working in hospitals and clinics, including doctors, nurses and support staff.The Indian Health Service , treated much like a state for distribution purposes, submitted a plan to vaccinate more than 2 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives. The agency expects to receive ...
12/12/2020 The Latest: US Indian Health Service expects enough vaccines | National News montanarightnow.com FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The U.S. federal agency that provides health care to Native Americans says it’s expecting more than enough coronavirus vaccines to protect all the people working in the hospitals and clinics that it funds.The Indian Health Service was treated much like a state for distribution purposes. It submitted a plan to vaccinate more than 2 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives.The agency expects to receive ...
12/12/2020 EarthLink - News earthlink.net ... agency that provides health care to Native Americans said Friday it will receive more than enough vaccines to protect all the people working in hospitals and clinics, including doctors, nurses and support staff.The Indian Health Service , treated much like a state for distribution purposes, submitted a plan to vaccinate more than 2 million Native Americans and Alaska Natives. The agency expects to receive 22,425 doses of the Pfizer vaccine ...
12/11/2020 The Latest: South Korea expanding virus testing, tracing Times Union The Latest: US Indian Health Service expects enough vaccines The Associated Press 12 1 of 12 FILE - In this April 30, 2020, file photo, a sign for Navajo Drive is seen against a cloud-darkened Sentinel Mesa in Oljato-Monument Valley, Utah on the Navajo Reservation. Medical professionals serving the Navajo Nation made an urgent plea to residents Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, to stay home as coronavirus cases rise. Carolyn ...
12/11/2020 Are disparities worsening?: Native Americans face existing problems obtaining health care, but pandemic-related measures may be making those even greater fourcornersfreepress.com Are disparities worsening?: Native Americans face existing problems obtaining health care, but pandemic-related measures may be making those even greater December 10, 2020 Print this article The Indian Health Service building in Towaoc, Colo., will undergo construction this spring that will increase its square footage and improve the facility. The clinic provides services to Ute Mountain Ute tribal members. But for other services, members may need to travel elsewhere ...
12/10/2020 GAO Releases Udall-Requested Report Evaluating IHS Response Management in Child Patient Abuse Case | The United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs US Seante ... Udall (D-N.M.) , vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, responded to the results of an investigation he requested from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review management issues at federally-operated Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities that resulted in the cover up of misconduct that endangers patients, other employees, and Tribal communities. U.S. Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Catherine ...
12/8/2020 Alaska to receive more than 50,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine newsminer.com ... the Pfizer vaccine and 17,900 doses of Moderna for distribution across public, private and tribal health systems. The shipments will continue throughout 2021. Besides its state allocation, Alaska will also receive vaccines through the Indian Health Service , with the 11,700 doses of Pfizer shipment allocated for the Alaska Tribal Health System. Military service members will be vaccinated separately through a federal allocation. The first portion of the vaccines Alaska will ...
12/7/2020 COVID-19 Reported Patient Impact and Hospital Capacity by Facility | HealthData.gov healthdata.gov ... includes all hospitals registered with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as of June 1, 2020. It includes non-CMS hospitals that have reported since July 15, 2020. It does not include psychiatric, rehabilitation, Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities, Defense Health Agency (DHA) facilities, and religious non-medical facilities.For a given entry, the term “collection_week” signifies the start of the ...
12/4/2020 Medical officials serving Navajo make urgent plea: Stay home kvoa.com ... it was a national hotspot. The difference now is that cases are rising in all the states that border the reservation, and the tribe no longer can draw on the resources it once did. Indian Health Service officials say the agency is at serious risk of running out of hospital beds, nurses and supplies. Associated Press ...